With the new Prince song I shared yesterday reminding me of his vault, I did a bit of googling. I discovered quite a few leaked unreleased songs. some good, others not. The best of my finds you can listen to below: Moonbeam Levels (1982) Extraloveable (1982) Do Yourself A Favor (1982) Lust U Always (1982) Empty Room (1985) … Continue reading Unreleased 80s Prince songs you should hear
The song is called 1000 X’s & O’s and is from his poorly received 2015 album HITnRUN. Apparently the track is pulled from Prince’s now legendary vault, which supposedly is full of unreleased material from the past.
1)Purple Rain (From 1984’s Purple Rain soundtrack)(A masterpiece. I love the album a lot more than the accompanying movie. I can’t get enough of the album, and it’s fast becoming among my favorites of the 80s. Works as both a love song and a religious allegory, “Purple Rain” takes us full circle, ending the record … Continue reading Top 10 songs by Prince
11 Anna Stesia (From 1988’s Lovesexy)(Love this, both musically and lyrically masterful. Would be in the top 10 if the ending had been as strong as the first 80% of the track. Interesting title, which could be interpreted as the drug anaesthesia. Perhaps that love is like a drug addiction) 12 When You Were Mine (From 1980’s Dirty … Continue reading Favorite songs by Prince (tracks 20-11)
21 Do Me Baby (or listen here) (From 1981’s Controversy) (The song has grown on me with repeats plays. Which is better, the long album version or shorter single version? The live or studio edit? I haven’t decided) 22 Uptown (or listen here) (From 1980’s Dirty Mind) (You just want to get up and dance to this) … Continue reading Favorite songs by Prince (tracks 30-21)